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If I Wanted To See It On TV I Would Have Stayed Home

Technology is a wonderful thing. I can appreciate the way it has improved my life in many varied ways. I no longer have to stare vacantly out of the bus window every morning, letting my mind quietly turn over and prepare itself for god-knows-what horrors await me at work. 548 more words

Fashion, Film and the Jacket


Those who want to stick it to the man are generally bound to have a good jacket. In this list we chart the best threads in our characters’ arsenal for kicking ass – from the snakeskin and fur coats of blaxploitation cinema to the ubiquitous leather of the American rebel, and we come out the other side with the ultimate postmodern symbol of the consumer fetish in that scorpion jacket in Drive. 1,217 more words

Carlos: Miniseries (Assayas, 2010)

The Carlos Miniseries – three feature-film length episodes detailing the rise and life of Carlos “The Jackal,” a notorious Venezuelan  terrorist involved in the Palestinian cause – is reminiscent of a few other recent biopics.   1,068 more words

Me And Mrs Meinhof

Protest is when I say this does not please me, resistance is when I ensure what does not please me occurs no more.” – Ulrike Meinhof… 1,630 more words


Der Baader Meinhof Komplex

Bernd Eichinger, acclaimed producer of The Downfall, returns to tackle Germany’s turbulent past in Der Baader Meinhof Komplex, documenting a decade of the activities of the Red Army Faction. 742 more words

Movie Reviews

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The Debate Link about  The Meaning of Haj Amin al Husseini. Extract:

Daniel Schwammenthal has an interesting column up about a German exhibition that was to note Nazi sympathy in the Arab and Palestinian community (expressed notably, but not uniquely, by Haj Amin al Husseini), as part of a broader exploration of “The Third World in the Second World War”.

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Can a Critic be Too Biased?

I really like A.O. Scott, the film critic for The New York Times. He’s smart, usually on target and manages to do it without picking up the obnoxious “I’m so much more sophisticated than you” tone that seems to creep into most of the Times writing. 708 more words